Although this carrier comes at a value, it may offer a must have flexibility in the dynamic channelling of raw material to a network of factories as market situations change. Although this condition is perfectly legal, the indisputable fact that fish may change hands one or more times while in China has implications for traceability by complicating the chain of custody. Whether or not the imported fish raw fabric is owned by the processor determines its status with regard to import duties. If the fabric is international owned, import duty don’t need to be paid so long as the complete items are re exported. If the cloth is owned by a Chinese party, 26 per cent duty may be levied after which rebated, or the buyers/processors may qualify for an exemption from the obligation if they maintain a clean trade record and the cloth continues to be under bond. It appears that as much as 60 to 70 per cent of the salmon and whitefish raw components utilized in China’s re processing industry are Chinese owned despite the obvious drawbacks of high capital cost of constituents and the capabilities tariff liability.